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Breeds Under Consideration For Next Year

As winter comes creeps ever closer we are getting ready to set up actual breeding pens and start selling hatching eggs from the Brabanters, the Silver Gray Dorkings, and maybe even the Miniature Silver Appleyards if they feel like pitching in (though I doubt it as they are ducks…) I may also have Cream Legbar… Continue reading Breeds Under Consideration For Next Year

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The Hatching Egg Dilemma

I decided a long time ago I was only going to bring in hatching eggs instead of live chicks or chickens to the farm since I felt that the disease risk was slimmer and I also wanted to get good stock off real breeders rather than hatcheries… but let me tell you, they don’t make… Continue reading The Hatching Egg Dilemma